Rest in Peace: Chester Bennington, Singer and Actor, Dies at 41
Truly tragic news as TMZ is reporting that Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington has committed suicide and was found in his home earlier today. This has since been confirmed by the Los Angeles County coroner. He was 41 years old.
The report states, “Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.”
Bennington was also the vocalist for Stone Temple Pilots for a two year period and he appeared in Saw 3D, the seventh film in the Saw franchise.
He leaves behind six children.
We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends in this absolutely heartbreaking and tragic time. We also ask that anyone who is suffering from dark thoughts please reach out to someone, to ANYONE that you think will listen. If you don’t someone in your immediate life, like a friend or family member, please contact your local suicide hotline.